Photography

Coronavirus in Bristol

Raise a glass: Bristol's pubs have had a tough year in and out of lockdowns

Pubs are back from the latest lockdown, but it’s been a tough year for Bristol’s landlords who’ve struggled to keep afloat through the many changes over the last year.

PHOTOESSAY: Scenes from a protest, scenes from a riot

An ode to Bristol's boozers before coronavirus

People's History

Time flies by when you’re smashing teeth on concrete: Dean Lane Skatepark through the ages

Archive photos from a recent film about Bedminster's beloved skatepark, as the filmmaker reflects on why it still means so much to local people today.

Photography

Photos: St Pauls Carnival in all its glory

Photography

Photos: Shutting down Broadmead to protest the environmental impact of fast fashion

Photos: A Vibrant Youth

Vibrant Youth is an ongoing portrait series showcasing some young creatives in Bristol who are working two or more jobs to make ends meet while pursuing their dreams.

Photos: The faces of Bristol's Grand Iftar

Thousands of people from all over Bristol descended on Easton yesterday to celebrate a Grand Iftar meal as Muslims broke their fasting for Ramadan.

Photos: Voices from behind the counter

Those working in our city’s food joints have unique insights into their local communities and their own stories to tell.

Photoessay: Luvvers in Bristol

Some snaps of beauty amid the bullshit.

Photoessay: Coexist's last 48 hours at Hamilton House

We documented Coexist's last 48 hours at Hamilton House. The social enterprise is leaving after 10 years at the Stokes Croft cultural hub.

Carnival is back - just in time to celebrate its 50th anniversary!

Since starting in 1968, St Pauls Carnival has become recognised as one of Bristol’s most iconic and culturally significant events. After three years off, Carnival is now back thanks to the hard graft of many in the local community.

City were on a high, but which way will the Robins fly?

Striking photos from the stands at Ashton Gate and a few words from a diehard Robins fan.

Photo essay: Different sides of Southmead

A few photos show the vibrancy of the often-maligned neighbourhood of Southmead.

Bristol’s vibrant urban farming scene

Urban goats, mushrooms and Bristolian salad: how local city farmers are taking food production into their own hands.

The cared-for become carers

Elm Tree Farm is a working farm in Stapleton providing support and training to adults with learning disabilities and autism. Photographer Esther May Campbell spent a year documenting it.

Photos: thousands march against austerity

Bristolians marched against austerity last Saturday in a powerful display of opposition to government.

A picture of Somalis in Bristol

An intimate look at one of Bristol’s biggest communities.

Clash Of The Skaters: Bristol Roller Derby

Roller derby is a fascinating, fast-paced yet relatively obscure sport – we went down to the recent Bristol Championships event in Bristol to capture images from the frontline.

Woodcuts & Inks: Carving political messages

Old school printmaking processes are revived to produce campaign materials in the run up to the general election

Tearing up Asda car park - The Bristol cruiser scene

Tokyo, L.A, Cribbs Causeway: the cruiser scene is alive and well in Bristol

"We invite you to join us": Activists occupy Cheltenham Road library

Domestic violence campaigners have occupied the historic Cheltenham Road Library to protest a lack of social housing.

Photoessay: keeping printing press alive

The Cable spent a morning at the Letterpress Collective to catch a glimpse of a near vanished industry…

A hard day’s night

It’s not just the tooth fairy working hard all night – Britain’s three million (and counting) night workers are too. Documented here are just a few members of Bristol’s nocturnal workforce: people who keep the city humming along while the rest of us are tucked up in bed or enjoying a long evening...